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Oak Fire (Tuolumne County)

Last Updated: September 11, 2015 9:30 am
Date/Time Started: September 8, 2015 1:23 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit
County: Tuolumne County
Location: off Old Oak Ranch Rd & Big Hill Rd in the Cedar Ridge area, northeast of Sonora
Acres Burned – Containment: 106 acres 90% contained
Structures Destroyed: 1 residential structure and two outbuildings destroyed.
Evacuations: Sierra Outdoor School and Old Oak Youth Ranch.

The Red Cross will open an evacuation center at the Tuolumne County Fairgrounds in the Creekside Room, which should be open ar 5:30 pm.
Road Closures : Big Hill Road will reopen at 10AM (9/9). Old Oak Ranch Road remains closed.
Injuries: 1
Cause: Under Investigation
Cooperating Agencies: Tuolumne County Fire Department; Stanislaus National Forest; Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department; PG&E, AT&T, Comcast
Total Fire Personnel: 220
Total Fire Engines: 45
Total Fire crews: 11
Total Airtankers: 2
Total Dozers: 4
Total Water Tenders: 6
Long/Lat: 38.04684, -120.30188
Conditions: The two fires have burned together.

Power lines down.
Phone Numbers (209) 754-5527 (Fire Information Line)

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